Needle and pin cushion
19th century (?)
6.5 x 9 cm (2 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; Satin Weaving
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Needle and pin cushion in the form of a small book. Exterior: black satin-weave silk with a simple blossom and leafy sprigs motif. Interior: cream colored satin-weave silk with similar blossoms, leaves and leafy vines plus four white wool and silk flaps with needles. Good condition.
"From Early American trunk"
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection